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Edwin Storer Redkey, American history professor. Research fellow American Council Learned Societies, 1977-1978; scholar in residence Schomburg Center Research Black Culture, 1992-1993.


Redkey, Edwin Storer was born on September 19, 1931 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of William Henry and Lucille (Storer) Redkey.


Bachelor, University Washington, 1954. Bachelor's Degree, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1960. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1967.


Assistant and acting chaplain, Middlebury (Vermont) College, 1960-1962;dean Trumbull College, Yale University, New Haven, 1965-1968;assistant professor of history, Yale University, New Haven, 1967-1968;associate professor of history, U. Tennessee, Knoxville, 1968-1971;associate professor of history, State University of New York, Purchase, 1971-1992;professor of history, State University of New York, Purchase, since 1992;dean student affairs, State University of New York, Purchase, 1971-1978. Lecturer, United States Information Agency, Asia, Africa, 1978.



Trustee, Whitby School-American Montessori Center, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1974-1986, president, 1983-1986. Board directors Old Greenwich Riverside Community Center, 1974-1977. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1954-1957.

Member Organization American Historians, American Military Institute, American Academy Religion.


Married Nancy Lee Jenks, June 22, 1963. Children: David Henry, Elizabeth.

William Henry Redkey

Lucille (Storer) Redkey

Nancy Lee Jenks

David Henry Redkey

Elizabeth Redkey